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Synonyms for radon

a radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium

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Bokuniewicz, "Application of 224Ra and 222Rn for evaluating seawater residence times in a tidal subterranean estuary," Marine Chemistry, vol.
and Genco, R.: 2009, Radon surveys and real-time monitoring at Stromboli volcano: influence of soil temperature, atmospheric pressure and tidal forces on 222Rn degassing.
Mean annual 222Rn concentration in homes located in different geological regions of Poland--First approach to whole country area.
The highest contribution here comes from [sup.214]Bi due to 222Rn contamination in the gas counters;
Temperature dependence of adsorption coeficients of 222Rn on activated charcoal determined by adsorptionedesorption method, Health Physics 80(2): 175-176.
Hussain N, Church TM, Kim G (1999) Use of 222Rn and 226Ra to trace groundwater discharge into the Chesapeake Bay.